The name of the Roman goddess for hunting, light and birth was given for three different grape varieties (Germany, Bulgaria, USA). In addition, Diana is also synonymous with the variety Tihany,
The white grape variety is a new breed (also Geilweilerhof 30N-8-127) between Sylvaner x Müller-Thurgau, The crossing was done by the breeder Peter Morio (1887-1960), Bernhard Husfeld (1900-1970) and Gerhardt Alleweldt (1927-2005) on Geilweilerhof, She was crossing partner for the variety regent, Incidentally, the same parents are also the two new breeds Gloria and Marie Steiner emerged. The variety has no viticultural significance; no stocks were reported in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).
The red berry grape is one open blown Seedling the Catawba, They are genes of Vitis labrusca x Vitis vinifera contain. The hybrid was in 1843 in the United States selected by Diana Crehore. It is called Kelter- and table grape used and in the state new York grown. She was a crossing partner at Diana Hamburg, One of them is open-pollinated seedling Iona, No stocks were reported in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)